Is Lac Hydrin still available?
Lac Hydrin 12 Cream [DISCONTINUED]
Does Lac Hydrin require a prescription?
Lac-Hydrin(R) 5% is a non-prescription, fragrance-free lotion used to relieve dry skin. It contains ammonium lactate, glycerin, petrolatum, cetyl alcohol, urea, and other ingredients.
What is Lac Hydrin 12% cream used for?
This medication is used to treat dry, scaly skin conditions (e.g., xerosis, ichthyosis vulgaris) and can also help relieve itching from these conditions. This medication works by increasing the moisture in the skin.
Why is Lac Hydrin prescription?
Is Lac-Hydrin good for dry skin?
Lac-Hydrin (lactic acid) is indicated for the treatment of dry, scaly skin (xerosis) and ichthyosis vulgaris and for temporary relief of itching associated with these conditions. Shake well. Apply to the affected areas and rub in thoroughly. Use twice daily or as directed by a physician.
Who makes Lac-Hydrin?
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Is Lac Hydrin the same as AmLactin?
AmLactin is similar to other lotions containing 12% lactic acid and ammonium hydroxide, such as Lac-Hydrin. However, Lac-Hydrin is available only by prescription, while Amlactin can be purchased over-the-counter as well as by prescription.
What is ammonium lactate 12% used for?
Ammonium Lactate Lotion, 12% is indicated for the treatment of dry, scaly skin (xerosis) and ichthyosis vulgaris, and for the temporary relief of itching associated with these conditions.
Is ammonium lactate 12 cream over-the-counter?
Moisturizing agent; contains lactic acid neutralized with ammonium hydroxide (i.e., ammonium lactate); 12% cream and lotion are available Rx-only for the treatment of ichthyosis vulgaris and mild to severe xerosis. Five-percent strength is an OTC, fragrance-free lotion used to relieve dry skin.
Can I use ammonium lactate cream 12% on my face?
Shake the lotion form of this medication well just before using it. Wash your hands before and after applying this medication, unless you are using it to treat a hand condition. Do not apply ammonium lactate to your face unless your doctor has told you to.
What is the pH of Lac Hydrin lotion?
DESCRIPTION. Lac-Hydrin specially formulates 12% lactic acid, neutralized with ammonium hydroxide, as ammonium lactate to provide a lotion pH of 4.5-5.5. Lac-Hydrin (ammonium lactate) Lotion, 12% also contains cetyl alcohol, fragrance, glycerin, glyceryl stearate, laureth-4, light mineral oil, magnesium aluminum silicate, methylcellulose,…
What are the ingredients in Lac Hydrin 12% cream?
Lac-Hydrin® 12% (ammonium lactate) Cream also contains cetyl alcohol, glycerin, glyceryl stearate, laureth-4, light mineral oil, magnesium aluminum silicate, methylcellulose, methyl and propyl parabens, PEG-100 stearate, polyoxyl 40 stearate, propylene glycol and water.
How often should you use Lac Hydrin lotion?
Use twice daily or as directed by a physician. Lac-Hydrin ® (ammonium lactate) Lotion, 12% is available in a 225g (NDC 10631-098-08) plastic bottle and a 400g (NDC 10631-098-14) plastic bottle. Store at controlled room temperature 15°C-30° C (59° F-86° F).
What do you need to know about Lac Hydrin?
Lac-Hydrin – Clinical Pharmacology. Lactic acid is an alpha-hydroxy acid. It is a normal constituent of tissues and blood. The alpha-hydroxy acids (and their salts) are felt to act as humectants when applied to the skin.